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1926 James "Son" Thomas (Mississippi-born African-American Jazz Musician) James Jazz & Blues American Artists African American Performing Artists
1940 Cliff Richard (English Popular Musician with the Rolling Stones) English Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1977 Bing Crosby (Washington-born Popular Singer, Actor) Bing Crosby Popular Musicians Actors Radio Film Television
1990 Leonard Bernstein (Massachusetts-born Conductor, Composer of West Side Story) Leonard Bernstein American Composers Classical Music West Side Story
1930 George Gershwin's Musical "Girl Crazy" Opens at the Alvin Theater in New York City George Gershwin Stage and Theater American Musical Historic Firsts American Public Media American Public Media

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